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On the Road

Leszek Dawid
W drodze
Poland 2010 / 43’

Diary of a car journey around Poland made by the director-driver who takes hitchhikers he meets along his way. Landscapes and seasons change outside the window and passengers change in the car. Each of them has his own story, some are more open, some more reserved. , By sharing their joys, sorrows and thoughts the characters build a symbolic picture of today’s Poland, seen with the eyes of its citizens.

Leszek Dawid

Born in 1971 in Kluczbork. Director, screenwriter. Author of awarded documentaries and feature films. Graduate in English Philology from the University of Wrocław and in the Directing Department of the Lodz Film School (currently a lecturer there). Grant holder and a member of Junge Akademie der Kunste in Berlin. Awarded scholarship by the Nipkow Foundation and Screenwriting Fund of Andrzej Munk.

Selected filmography

2010 W drodze / On the Road (doc., short film)

2004 Bar na Victorii (doc.)

2000 Geronimo dokument (doc., short film)

Cast & Crew

director Leszek Dawid
screenplay Leszek Dawid
cinematography Jakub Kijowski
music Bartosz Straburzyński
producer Anna Pachnicka
production Anagram Film
source of print Anagram Film
language Polish
colouration colour